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The postal history of Barakoma Airfield

By Voyce, A. H.

Melbourne: The Hawthorn Press [ undated]: A very good copy. Light Blue Card Covers. 34 pages ; 25 cm. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.88

The Post Offices and postal cancellations of Fiji

By Campbell, H. M. [ Introduction By W. Finnigan

Melbourne: The Hawthorn Press, 1968. Previously published in 1957. This is the 1968 version. Neat clean copy, free of any inscriptions. p.56, map, illustrations. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.70

The early postal history of Saudi Arabia : handbook and valuation Guide

By Jakob von Uexkull

London: Sahara Publications, 2001. Both a Handbook and a Valuation Guide. Very nice clean condition in the illustrated Hard Covers. 98 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm. Free of any inscriptions. Uncommon. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.35

The illustrated history of Phonographs
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The illustrated history of Phonographs

By Marty, David [ Translation Fron the French By Tubbs, Douglas

New York: Dorset Press, 1989. The original French edition was published in 1979, this is the 1989 English translated copy. 189 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 31 cm. A beautiful book, for anyone with an interest in this subject. Superb colour illustrations, with many in black and white that further enhance this handsome copy. Only the lightest corner bumps to book and dust jacket. Clean vibrant copy. Free of any inscriptions. Would need to consider extra postage abroad, but will assist with this.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$31.76

Jewellery
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Jewellery

By Smith, H. Clifford (Harold Clifford) 1876-1960.

London: Methuen and Co, 1909. SERIES: Half-title: The connoisseur's library ; general editor: C. Davenport. This is either the 1908 or 1909 edition. Now in a nice secure red cloth Reference Library Binding. With quite regular small circular stamps to rear plates. But, this is a purposeful and sturdy copy. Ideal for the collector or for reference purposes. xlvii, 409, 1 unnumbered page, 1 leaf, LIV preliminary leaves (3 col., incl. col. frontispiece) : illustrations ; 27 cm. Series title also on t.-p. Bibliography; p. 371-379.. Hard Cover. Very Good - See below/images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.06

The people's history of Essex : comprising a narrative of public and political events in the county, from the earliest ages to the present time : the hundreds and boroughs, with descriptive sketches of their antiquities and ruins, the seats of the Nobilit
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The people's history of Essex : comprising a narrative of public and political events in the county, from the earliest ages to the present time : the hundreds and boroughs, with descriptive sketches of their antiquities and ruins, the seats of the Nobilit

By Coller, Duffield William.

Chelmsford: Meggy and Chalk, 1861. 632 p. : fold. map ; 23 cm. Includes index. A secure, clean and tight copy. Together with the folding map, safely affixed to front pastedown. The binding is green cloth, with gilt titles to spine. Very good. Preface, 22 Chapters of Historical Narrative, plus Sketches of the Hundred and Boroughs, their antiquities and ruines. [ Location: BR1/4/3 ]. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.47

The book of snuff and snuff boxes
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The book of snuff and snuff boxes

By Curtis, Mattoon Monroe

New York: Liveright, 1935. 149 p., [58] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Bibliography: p. 117-137. A very detailed book, that covers the subject expertly. A neat clean copy, maybe a tad dulled to spine. Tightly bound and clean throughout. [ Location: BR1/1 ]. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.88

English goldsmiths and their marks : a history of the goldsmiths and plate workers of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with over thirteen thousand marks reproduced in facsimile from authentic examples of plate and tables of date-letters and other Hall-mark
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English goldsmiths and their marks : a history of the goldsmiths and plate workers of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with over thirteen thousand marks reproduced in facsimile from authentic examples of plate and tables of date-letters and other Hall-mark

By Jackson, Charles James Sir 1849-1923.

New York: Dover Publications, 1964. xvi, 747 p. : illus. ; 28 cm.. A magnificent book, over 13,000 marks. In very nice condition, remaining very crisp, fresh, square and clean, in a very decent Jacket, just with a fade to the spine. No inscriptions. Size: 4to { heavy } NOTES: 1st edition 1905. "Unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published ... in 1921." This edition first published Macmillan, 1921 [ Location : BR1] . Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$29.64